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Grenon & Cie Rosie watch

The complex and beautiful new eponymous brand unveiled by Rhode Island retailer,  Grenon ‘s of Newport, is the first in a series that brings the company full circle. Owner of Grenon’s, Ray Grenon, has long been a collector of watches in addition to operating the very special retail store. Now, after 35 years of collecting,…

Video: IWC Is Talking Big With Tom Brady and Sir Lewis Hamilton

IWC, Lewis Hamilton, Tom Brady

Today, IWC Schaffhausen launched its newest video: a conversation between legendary NFL quarterback Tom Brady and Formula One great Sir Lewis Hamilton, The discussion, entitled Talking Big, is hosted by television’s James Corden, the host of The Late Late Show.   In February, Brady claimed his seventh Superbowl victory with his new team, the Tampa…

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Meet The New Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Vintage Watches

Vacheron Constantin Les Collecetionneurs

Once again, the venerable Vacheron Constantin has created an all-new Les Collectionneurs watch series that is touring its US boutiques now. In fact, this collection of vintage and restored Vacheron Constantin 20th century watches is the first series that will reside permanently (until sold out)  in the brand’s new New York City Flagship boutique. The…

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Hands On: CuleM Portal GMT Watch Review

https://www.culemwatches.com

Not too long ago, we wrote about the new CuleM watch brand and its GMT timepieces. Founded in 2018, CuleM has a sustainable and humanitarian side to it – as the company has partnered with several different organizations to give back to the environment and people. I have to say this watch is a real…

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Introducing the IWC Paper-Based TimberTex Watch Strap

IWC TImberTex paper-based watch strap

In an age where everyone is concerned about sustainability, IWC Schaffhausen continues to make strides to comply with responsible and ethical sourcing and to develop environmentally friendly materials. The newest result of its efforts is the TimberTex line of luxury watch straps that are paper-based using low-impact paper and plant cellulous. The announcement of the…

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Zenith Celebrates Women With DreamHers Campaign

Zenith Midnight Defy watch

With the emphasis on women this month,  Zenith Watches once again underscores its DreamHers campaign that began in 2020, enhancing  it by adding six more independent women to the list of those trying to inspire others. As a sort of capsule campaign within its overall “Time to Reach Your Star” marketing creed, Zenith is honoring…

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Introducing The Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph Origins Watch

Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph Origins watch

With the second digital edition of Watches & Wonders Geneva on the horizon (beginning April 7, 2021), Montblanc is starting to raise the curtain, unveiling a few new timepieces this month. The Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph Origins Limited Edition 100 watch is the first of several impressive pieces in the lineup. This particular watch recalls…

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Omega Vs  Panerai: A Race to the Finish

America's Cup 2021, Omega and America's cup

With the pandemic keeping everyone locked inside, it’s hard to imagine that the America’s Cup sailing races are taking place right now in the waters off New Zealand. This is the final weekend of racing and right now it is Omega against Panerai. Sort of.  Omega is the Official Timekeeper of the America’s Cup and…

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New Cartier Love Book Shines Light On Aldo Cipullo, 1970’s And Love

Cartier Cipullo book

So many lovers of jewelry are familiar with the now iconic Love bracelet from Cartier, with its screw setting and simple message that was released in the early 1970’s. So, too, are they  familiar with the other legendary 1970’s line, “Nail,” that Cartier relaunched in 2012 under the Just un Clous name (French for “just…

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A Closer Look At Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

By Nancy Olson If you’re looking for a shot of spring in your choice of timepiece, the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones will fill the bill. These limited edition timepieces—in three variations comprising just 28 pieces each—have all the gravitas we’ve come to expect from this La Chaux-de-Fonds maison, but with a touch of…

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Meet The New Grand Seiko ‘Nature Of Time’ Heritage Watches

Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Seiko 140th Anniversary Limited Edition

By Nancy Olson Two new Grand Seiko Heritage models have recently been introduced and while their looks are quite different, they share a spiritual connection that speaks to nature, the essence of time and the vision of Seiko founder Kintaro Hattori. Both are driven by the Hi-Beat automatic Caliber 9SA5, and both feature the distinctive…

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